Donald Wright

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Donald Wright is SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at the State University of New York College at Cortland. His books include Oral Traditions from the Gambia and African Americans in the Colonial Era: From African Origins Through the American Revolution.

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October 1995

In 1943 Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Britain’s poorest, most dismal African colony, and what he saw there fired him with a fervor that helped found the United Nations